Cybersecurity in Israel: the book

Cybersecurity in Israel: the book

Lior Tabanskiy


Lior Tabansky


Cybersecurity in Israel, co-authored with Prof. Isaac Ben-‎Israel, provides the first detailed account and strategic analysis of Israeli cyber power. ‎Published by Springer, the comprehensive analysis gives the reader a detailed account of how cybersecurity in Israel has evolved over the past two decades, from an integrative national perspective.
The book is complementing the core technological aspects by political, social, cultural, organizational perspectives: ‎

  • ‎‎ While the 2009 best-seller Start-Up NationWeaves together colorful stories” to unlock the riddle of Israeli innovation, we delve deeper to understand what makes a nation a global cybersecurity leader.
  • We reveal how the Israeli grand strategy drives the innovation ecosystem that ‎creates original cyber-technology, and provides a concise current survey of the Israeli innovation eco-system.
  • We present a comprehensive overview of the key developments in defense ‎establishment.

Chapters include:

  • insights into the planning and implementation of the world’s first of its kind Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) arrangement in 2002.
  • the inside story of the Israeli Cyber-strategy in 2011 which led to the set up of Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister Office.
  • details of the current steps being taken to establish a National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA).
  •  Insights into the IDF capacity building and cyber warfare experience.

SpringerBriefs in Cybersecurity Editor-in-chief: Gaycken, Sandro.


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